Wellcome Trust Scholarship
The Wellcome Trust Scholarship is a scheme generously funded by the Wellcome Trust for students intending to commence an LLM in Health, Law and Society in September 2020. Through the scheme, the University of Bristol aims to build an influential and diverse population of health researchers in the humanities and social sciences settings.
The Wellcome trust scholarship was created to:
• Improve students’ understanding of health through the humanities or social sciences;
• Prepare students for a career in health-related humanities or social science research;
• Build an influential and diverse population of talented researchers.
What do you get?
If you are successful, your scholarship will provide:
• Payment of your tuition fees (at UK/EU level);
• An annual stipend of £15,000;
• A £500 research budget for conference attendance.
How to apply
To apply for the scholarship, whilst applying for a position on the LLM in Health, Law, and Society programme you must email an additional personal statement as a Word document or PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org. This statement should explain in no more than 500 words how the degree will help build your capacity to become an influential health researcher, and how the LLM in Health, Law, and Society fits your career plans and ambitions.
This Wellcome Trust Funding is only available for applicants who are eligible for Home/EU fees
Selection criteria will account for applicants’ academic excellence, the aims of the degree programme, and the aims of the Wellcome Trust with this scholarship scheme.
To be eligible for a scholarship, your application must be received by 5pm on Friday 29 May 2020.
Decisions will be made by Friday 12 June 2020. Successful applicants will be required to communicate their acceptance of the scholarship by Friday 26 June 2020.
The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation that supports scientists and researchers. It aims to develop access to health internationally, gain understanding of health and disease and to support innovative health research across the humanities and social sciences.